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May 2016

For Consumers, "Healthy" Means What Isn't, Rather Than What Is, in Foods

Read the results of the Internaional Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation's 2016 Food and Health Survey.

January 2016

Importantly, the guidelines suggest Americans should consume: A variety of protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, legumes (beans and peas), soy products, and nuts and seeds. 

 

December 2015

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends eating (and enjoying!) seafood 8 or more ounces per week (less for young children) throughout your life, to reap the many nutritional benefits seafood offers. Studies have shown that eating patterns that include seafood are associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, and moderate evidence indicates that these eating patterns are associated with a reduced risk of obesity.

November 2015

A recent article from the USDA Agricultural Research Service points out that U.S. consumers are missing out on the health benefits of seafood.

November 2015

After an exhaustive and rigorous scientific review, FDA has arrived at the decision that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe to eat as any non-genetically engineered (GE) Atlantic salmon, and also as nutritious.

June 2014

The FDA and EPA advisory to pregnant women has finally been updated to encourage fish consumption for the neurodevelopmental benefits for their children.

July 2013

New report published in British Medical Journal Higher consumption of dietary marine n-3 PUFA is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer.

February 2013

New report published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that eating a Mediterranean Diet which includes seafood helps reduce the risk of Cardiovascular disease.

March 2012

PowerPoint presentations from this national conference on seafood and health messages.

September 2011

held in Rome on January 25-29, 2010 is now available on the Internet.

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